Domestic violence has become more seriously and international problem nowadays. Domestic violence is intentional intimidation, physical assault, sexual assault, threats, force and psychological abuse (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2015). Indeed, wife assault has accounted for the largest part in domestic violence. In Australia, there was 85% of women experience assaults in 2012 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2015). In US, a one-third of women and a quarter of men have been abused by intimate partner (NCADV 2015).
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The women who face IPV are exposed to several types of harm, including physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. Physical abuse, the most well known form of domestic violence, is a malicious crime that unfortunately many women will face in their intimate relationships. Any act that is meant to cause bodily harm can be considered as physical abuse, such as choking or slapping. While it’s awful to think that anyone in a romantic relationship can be a victim, studies show that millions of women will be abused in their lives. According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1 in 4 women in the U.S. aged 18 or older will be severely beaten by their partners.
Domestic violence is the leading source of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States, more than car accidents, muggings, and rape combined. A woman is more likely to be assaulted, injured, raped, or killed by a male partner than by any other type of assailant. Although, in recent times men also are abused by their female partner, the majority of cases still affect women entirely. Domestic Violence is often referred to as a pattern of offensive behaviour in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person.
To better understand the cause of intimate violence will help to come up will help come up with a better solution on solving this problem. There are various theories that have come up to explain the main causes of domestic violence, some include; learned helplessness theory, Intergenerational Transmission Theory, Social–Psychological Model and the feminist theory. All of these theories have tried to illustrate the causes of domestic violence. In this paper, I will target my writing on the feminist theory where it emphasizes power and gender inequalities in relationships. The theory focuses on how societal messages that makes it alright for a male to use aggression and violence, and the gender roles that dictate how women and men should act in their relationships
This is in addition to the societal expenses related to delivering and maintain health care, justice-related services to people who are victimized including the costs related to the criminal justice response to the accused (Johnson and Dawson 2011). In 2009, 76% of women who experienced violence disclosed only to family, friends and their neighbours (Impact of violence against women, 2015). The consequences of violence against women in can be far-reaching in general. The experiences of violence indirectly have the chances of reminding others in the society of the potential risk of being victimized also which in return increases the fear level within the society (Johnson and Dawson 2011). In particular, children are more likely to witness spousal violence.
A bond that will turn your paradise into hell. Many women are victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), in fact, almost 1 in 4 women aged 18 and over have been victim of IPV and 27% of women have experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) The unseen crime of domestic violence are often under-reported because of the sensitive nature of the subject. This ___ will analyse what are consequences of domestic abuse against women through three social science disciplines. Sociology will examine the consequences of social norms and patriarchy on abused women.
Domestic violence against Women by intimate partners in Thailand In Thailand married women at the age of 15-49 years old have experienced physical or psychological violence from their intimate partner every day, 2-3 times a week (ICDD, 2012).When the "domestic violence" happened, women can be victims more than men. Domestic violence is a social critical issue and should not happen to anybody, but it is difficult to prevent.The problem is often overlooked, excused, or denied. Domestic violence against women by intimate partners is a pattern of threatening or controlling behavior imposed on women by intimating partner without regarding for her rights, feeling, body, or health (Moreno, 2001). Although the problem can be caused by either male or
Intimate Partner Violence Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious social problem in Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the most common forms of violence against women and involves the physical, sexual, and psychological abuse and other controlling behaviours by an intimate partner. Women regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or educational background have been victims of IPV (American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2012; American Psychological Association, 2017&WHO, 2012). Intimate partner violence describes patterns of assaultive and coercive behaviour that cause harm by a current or former partner or spouse (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017; National Institute
In spite of this, according to the results of the survey, majority answered that the anti-violence against women and their children (act) services and programs Therefore, the anti-violence against women and their children (act) services and program is beneficial to the female members of society. Since it paved them the way to have equal access on resources and they are given several health benefits which not only them can profit but their children as well. A number of women also claim that through this act they felt secure and protected since they know that there is an act present to protect and safeguard women and their